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Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 4:23 PM EDT
To continue the ongoing dialogue regarding issues facing Native Americans, the White House issues a summary of the conference entitled "Achieving a Brighter Future for Tribal Nations."
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 6:26 PM EDT
The Department of Justice and the Department of the Interior announce the settlement of breach-of-trust lawsuits between the U.S. government and more than 40 federally recognized American Indian Tribes.
Posted byon April 10, 2012 at 5:23 PM EDT
On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, senior members of the Obama Administration will join tribal leaders to announce a significant step forward in the resolution of tribal trust cases pending against the United States.
Posted byon March 26, 2012 at 1:49 PM EDT
As the Department’s Tribal Consultation Official, Senior Adviser on Native American Affairs Dee Alexander’s principal responsibility is implementing the Department’s Tribal Coordination and Consultation Policy, per President’s Obama’s Executive Order 13175 (PDF), which ensures meaningful and timely input by tribal officials in the development of policies that have tribal implications.
Posted byon March 23, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
The National Ocean Council is making available a wealth of data for successful planning and management in the Arctic.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 1:34 PM EDT
President Obama discusses his commitment to expanding oil and gas production as part of an all-of-the-above strategy for American energy.
Posted byon March 6, 2012 at 6:08 PM EDT
Secretary John Bryson speaks to the 2012 Executive Council Winter Session of the National Congress of American Indians and discusses the Commerce Department's efforts in Indian Country.
Posted byon February 29, 2012 at 4:37 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer debunks claims from Republicans in Congress on the President's record on domestic energy and gas prices.
Posted byon February 28, 2012 at 2:55 PM EDT
The Obama Administration is partnering with Federal agencies and State, local, and tribal governments to identify opportunities to make government more efficient and productive. The report, "New Flexibility for State and Local Governments," highlights examples where this new partnership is achieving a collective impact in local and tribal communities, and highlights how this new partnership is leading to the creation of opportunities for economic growth in Indian Country.
Posted byon February 22, 2012 at 6:31 PM EDT
The Department of Education and the Department of Interior hold a roundtable on the Squaxin Island Reservation in Shelton, Washington to help guide the implementation of President Obama's Executive Order on Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Educational Opportunities and Strengthening Tribal Colleges and Universities.